North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association

Source Water Technician


Multi-years experience or educational background in the water industry and/or local or county government in a compatible area to source water protection or land use planning. Technical knowledge of source water, and the public water supply.

Willingness to travel extensively with some evening meetings. Position is based out of Bismarck. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Ability to facilitate and mediate meetings toward consensus.

NDRWSA offers a great working environment, a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. Send resume and salary history by November 22, 2019 to or 2718 Gateway Avenue Suite 201, Bismarck, ND 58503.



McKenzie County Water Resource District

Water Resource Technician I


Water Resource District is currently accepting applications for a full time Technician I


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, and two (2) years of experience with ESRI ArcGIS, KY Pipes, SCADA, Trimble Terra Sync or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

  • State Certification in Water Distribution is preferred

  • Basic knowledge of the operations of water utility systems, basic water theory and principles, and the hazards and precautions peculiar to water system operations

  • Knowledge of fundamentals of physical characteristics of water flowing in a closed channel, ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, operating manuals, etc.

  • Prefer a candidate with advanced knowledge of and ability to properly interpret and apply laws and regulations pertaining to water system operation and work performed


  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Rural Water System, including conduct distribution system flushing, perform system inspection and maintenance, perform valve inspection and repair, conduct booster pumping station maintenance and repair, maintain cross-connection control, install water meters, and shut off and turn on water supply based on Service orders or instructions

  • Participate in an on-call rotation

  • Map and diagram water locations, coordinate and monitor the activities of contractor personnel in repairing the system and complete the associated paper work

Salary Range $24.46 to $26.48 per hour, DOE Position open until filled

An applicant who is a resident of North Dakota and eligible to claim veterans’ preference must abide by the Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines available at and submit any documentation with an otherwise complete application.

Human Resources
201 5th St. NW Suite 700
Watford City, ND 58854



City of McVille

The City of McVille is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Public Works Assistant to assist with general city maintenance, waterworks and more. The successful applicant will have strong communication and project management skills, the ability to operate machinery, willingness to work on-call some weekends and holidays, ability to obtain certifications and; the ability to work well other staff, officials, and citizens. Pre-employment physical and drug test are required upon selection.

Applicant must possess a valid Driver's License and must be a high school graduate or possess a GED.

Benefits include, but are not limited to, full healthcare, ND Public Retirement contributions, paid holidays, vacation days and utility credits.

Contact the city office with your resume.

City of McVille

113 N Main Street

McVille ND 58254



City of Williston

The City of Williston has an opening for the following position:


Summary: Performs skilled and semi-skilled work in the moderately complex operation, monitoring, and minor servicing of equipment and chemical treatment analysis in a water treatment plant.

Qualifications: Knowledge of the proper methods of repairing, lubricating, and maintaining mechanical equipment. Some knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment, and methods used in water treatment and pumping operations. Some knowledge of the occupational hazards connected with water plant and related activities and of necessary safety precautions. Ability to maintain, repair, and adjust water pumps, chemical feed machines, and other water plant equipment. Ability to work according to a prescribed routine and to remain alert through long periods of time. Ability to take accurate readings, to keep routine records, and to make arithmetic computations. Skill in the use and care of hand and bench tools.

Education: High school or trade school graduate, preferable including courses in chemistry and related subjects.

Experience: Experience as a Water Plant Operator OR any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Annual Salary: $46,000 – 92,000

Benefits include vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, retirement, health insurance, life insurance and flex plan.

The nature of this position requires the ability to respond to emergencies in a timely fashion. The position residency shall be such that when the employee is notified of an emergency, the safe and prudent driving time to the water treatment plant shall be within 22 minutes of notification.

To apply, please complete the employment application and submit along with your resume and cover letter to:

Josilyn Bean

City of Williston

PO Box 2437

Williston ND 58802-2437